What is LUNATIC?

A person of deranged or unsound mind; a person whose mental faculties are in the condition called “lunacy,” (q. v.) Lunaticus, qui gaudet in lucidis in- tervallis. He is a lunatic who enjoys lucid intervals. 1 Story, Cont.

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